Gaya Pind Daan
(Pitra Paksha 2014 starts on Monday 8 September and lasts a fortnight until Tuesday 23 September.)
2014 Shraddha Days
Moral Duties of All Hindus
Its moral duty of all persons to clear debts of their forefathers by doing Pind Daan that fulfills parental desires of departed souls. Further, it also wards off restless spirits that affect family members of the dead due to improperly done/half done last rites.
Pitra or Pitru Dosha refers to ancestors /forefathers who could not be relieved of their sufferings. Its a curse of ancestors and simply means that forefathers of persons having Pitra Dosh in their horoscopes are not happy with the native.
As a result, native who has Pitra Dosh can be seen suffering from diseases, constant failures in life, debts, issues related to education not getting completed and other discomforts in life.
Indications - Pitra Dosh
Pitra Dosh - Its presence in a person's life can be judged if they are facing following incidents:
- Repeated miscarriages, premature baby birth, abortion and consistent death of children
- Problems related to conceiving/getting pregnant